Annual Statistical Supplement, 2003

 

Social Welfare and the Economy

Interprogram Data

Table 3.C3 Contributions to the Social Security and Medicare trust funds, by program and source, selected years 1965–2002 (in millions of dollars)
Program and source 1965 1970 1975 1980 1985 1990 1995 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002
Social Security trust funds
Old-Age and Survivors Insurance a 16,017 30,257 56,815 103,456 178,010 270,507 309,906 380,113 407,023 432,977 453,354 468,108
Employer 7,618 14,489 27,184 49,731 83,682 125,272 143,978 176,564 188,461 200,431 210,659 215,897
Employee 7,440 14,204 26,947 49,436 83,400 124,481 143,335 174,786 187,160 198,736 207,999 215,039
Self-employed 959 1,564 2,684 4,289 7,720 15,906 17,103 19,614 20,503 22,216 22,793 24,262
Taxation of benefits . . . . . . . . . . . . 3,208 4,848 5,490 9,149 10,899 11,594 11,903 12,909
Disability Insurance a 1,188 4,481 7,444 13,255 17,204 28,498 54,695 59,485 63,827 71,813 75,743 78,202
Employer 564 2,154 3,562 6,307 8,119 13,414 25,665 28,064 29,936 33,971 35,759 36,655
Employee 551 2,117 3,530 6,254 8,087 13,338 25,545 27,772 29,730 33,701 35,312 36,503
Self-employed 73 210 352 694 776 1,602 3,144 3,091 3,500 3,420 3,861 4,114
Taxation of benefits . . . . . . . . . . . . 222 144 341 558 661 721 811 930
Medicare trust funds
Hospital Insurance a . . . 4,880 11,510 23,866 47,173 71,753 103,301 130,700 140,306 154,520 160,896 162,650
Employer . . . 2,379 5,578 11,591 22,613 33,850 45,839 57,849 61,826 67,526 71,181 71,334
Employee . . . 2,332 5,530 11,518 22,549 33,635 45,852 57,849 61,826 67,526 71,181 71,334
Self-employed . . . 169 395 739 1,970 4,146 6,743 8,619 8,655 9,299 9,631 10,040
Voluntarily insured b . . . . . . 7 18 41 122 954 1,316 1,447 1,382 1,370 1,626
Taxation of benefits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3,913 5,067 6,552 8,787 7,533 8,316
Supplementary Medical Insurance a,c . . . 1,096 1,917 3,011 5,613 11,319 19,717 20,932 18,966 20,556 22,764 25,066
Aged . . . 1,096 1,759 2,707 5,105 10,311 17,651 18,594 16,604 17,892 19,905 21,610
Disabled . . . . . . 158 304 508 1,008 2,066 2,338 2,362 2,664 2,859 3,456
a. For OASI, DI, and HI contribution rates and wage base, see Table 2.A3. Beginning in 1952 (1959 for DI, 1968 for HI) employer and employee contributions differ by estimated amount of refunds of employee tax overpayments and, beginning in 1966, by employee tax on tips. For SMI premium rates, see Table 2.C1.
b. Beginning in July 1973, aged ineligibles may voluntarily enroll for HI.
c. Includes premiums paid on behalf of eligibles by state governments under "buy-in" arrangements.
SOURCE: Department of the Treasury.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Jeff Kunkel (410) 965-3013.
Table 3.C4 Average monthly amount of Social Security and selected public assistance programs, December 1950–2002 (in current and 2002 dollars)
Year Average monthly
Social Security benefit
in current-payment status
Average monthly amount
per recipient under—
Consumer
price
index a
Retired workers Widowed mother
or father
and 2 children
Supplemental Security
Income b
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families c
Current
dollars
2002
dollars
Current
dollars
2002
dollars
Current
dollars
2002
dollars
Current
dollars
2002
dollars
1950 43.86 317.37 93.90 679.46 43.05 311.51 20.85 150.87 25.0
1951 42.14 287.67 93.80 640.32 44.55 304.12 22.00 150.18 26.5
1952 49.25 333.68 106.00 718.18 48.80 330.63 23.45 158.88 26.7
1953 51.10 343.64 111.90 752.52 48.90 328.85 23.20 156.02 26.9
1954 59.14 400.69 130.50 884.17 48.70 329.96 23.25 157.53 26.7
1955 61.90 417.83 135.40 913.95 50.05 337.84 23.50 158.63 26.8
1956 63.09 413.51 141.00 924.16 53.25 349.02 24.80 162.55 27.6
1957 64.58 411.36 146.30 931.89 55.50 353.52 25.40 161.79 28.4
1958 66.35 415.32 151.70 949.57 56.95 356.48 26.65 166.82 28.9
1959 72.78 447.82 170.70 1050.33 56.70 348.88 27.30 167.98 29.4
1960 74.04 449.46 188.00 1,141.25 58.90 357.55 28.35 172.10 29.8
1961 75.65 456.17 189.30 1,141.48 57.60 347.33 29.45 177.58 30.0
1962 76.19 453.38 190.70 1,134.79 61.55 366.26 29.30 174.35 30.4
1963 76.88 450.08 192.50 1,126.97 62.80 367.65 29.70 173.87 30.9
1964 77.57 449.76 193.40 1,121.35 63.65 369.05 31.50 182.64 31.2
1965 83.92 477.39 219.80 1,250.37 63.10 358.96 32.85 186.87 31.8
1966 84.35 463.80 221.90 1,220.11 68.05 374.17 36.25 199.32 32.9
1967 85.37 455.56 224.40 1,197.46 70.15 374.34 39.50 210.78 33.9
1968 98.86 503.77 257.10 1,310.12 69.55 354.41 44.75 228.04 35.5
1969 100.40 481.76 255.80 1,227.43 73.90 354.60 45.15 216.65 37.7
1970 118.10 536.79 291.10 1,323.12 77.65 352.94 50.30 228.62 39.8
1971 132.17 581.74 320.00 1,408.47 77.50 341.11 52.30 230.20 41.1
1972 162.35 691.04 383.10 1,630.65 79.95 340.30 54.10 230.28 42.5
1973 166.42 651.63 391.00 1,530.99 76.15 298.17 56.95 222.99 46.2
1974 188.21 656.02 438.40 1,528.06 91.06 317.39 63.37 220.88 51.9
1975 207.18 675.29 468.60 1,527.38 90.93 296.38 69.69 227.15 55.5
1976 224.86 698.92 503.40 1,564.69 94.37 293.33 75.20 233.74 58.2
1977 243.00 707.87 546.60 1,592.27 96.62 281.46 80.08 233.28 62.1
1978 263.20 703.29 591.90 1,581.61 100.43 268.36 83.60 223.39 67.7
1979 294.30 694.12 655.00 1,544.84 122.67 289.32 90.34 213.07 76.7
1980 341.40 715.63 759.20 1,591.42 128.20 268.73 97.10 203.54 86.3
1981 385.97 742.79 858.00 1,651.19 137.81 265.21 103.15 198.51 94.0
1982 419.30 777.17 885.50 1,641.26 145.69 270.03 106.33 197.08 97.6
1983 440.77 787.12 923.00 1,648.28 157.89 281.96 109.93 196.31 101.3
1984 460.57 791.24 948.30 1,629.13 157.88 271.23 114.72 197.08 105.3
1985 478.62 792.15 981.50 1,624.46 164.26 271.86 118.17 195.58 109.3
1986 488.44 799.63 994.00 1,627.28 173.66 284.30 122.09 199.87 110.5
1987 512.65 803.63 1,032.30 1,618.22 180.64 283.17 125.19 196.25 115.4
1988 536.77 805.82 1,070.40 1,606.93 188.23 282.58 130.30 195.61 120.5
1989 566.85 813.19 1,120.04 1,606.78 198.81 285.21 131.89 189.21 126.1
1990 602.56 814.67 1,177.70 1,592.27 212.66 287.52 135.96 183.82 133.8
1991 629.32 825.55 1,216.76 1,596.17 221.30 290.31 134.98 177.07 137.9
1992 652.64 832.01 1,252.40 1,596.61 227.39 289.89 132.92 169.45 141.9
1993 674.06 836.33 1,282.60 1,591.37 236.52 293.46 132.87 164.86 145.8
1994 697.34 842.68 1,328.40 1,605.26 242.54 293.09 133.71 161.58 149.7
1995 719.80 848.29 1,365.50 1,609.24 250.65 295.39 134.35 158.33 153.5
1996 744.96 849.71 1,450.60 1,654.56 260.75 297.41 133.53 152.31 158.6
1997 774.84 868.99 1,502.60 1,685.18 268.46 301.08 170.71 191.45 161.3
1998 779.69 860.56 1,537.70 1,697.19 277.45 306.23 129.04 d 142.42 163.9
1999 804.30 864.51 1,590.40 1,709.47 289.19 310.84 133.45 d 143.44 168.3
2000 844.48 877.97 1,675.40 1,741.84 299.69 311.57 151.29 d 157.29 174.0
2001 874.44 895.22 1,755.10 1,796.82 314.22 d 321.69 157.50 d 161.24 176.7
2002 895.00 895.00 1,812.10 1,812.10 330.04 330.04 167.86 167.86 180.9
a. Data from Bureau of Labor Statistics, consumer price index for all urban consumers (CPI-U) for all items (1982–1984 = 100).
b. For 1940–1973, data refer to Old-Age Assistance program. Beginning January 1974, the Supplemental Security Income program superseded the Old-Age Assistance program in the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
c. Effective July 1, 1997, the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) block grant program replaced the Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) program. Beginning in 1997, payments include services.
d. Revised data.
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record, and the Department of Health and Human Services, 100 percent data.
CONTACT: Stella M. Coleman (410) 965-0157.
Table 3.C5 Population aged 65 or older receiving Social Security (OASDI) benefits, Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payments, or both, by state, December 1940–2002, selected years
Year and state Population aged 65 or older receiving— Persons receiving both OASDI and SSI as a percentage of—
OASDI SSI a OASDI and SSI,
number per 1,000
OASDI, SSI,
or both,
number per 1,000
Number
per 1,000
State rank Number
per 1,000
State rank OASDI
beneficiaries
SSI
recipients
1940 7 . . . 217 . . . 1 223 14.3 0.5
1945 62 . . . 194 . . . 5 251 8.1 2.6
1950 164 . . . 224 . . . 22 366 12.6 9.8
1955 394 . . . 179 . . . 34 539 8.6 19.2
1960 616 . . . 141 . . . 41 716 6.6 28.5
1965 752 . . . 117 . . . 52 817 7.0 44.7
1970 855 . . . 104 . . . 63 896 7.4 60.4
1975 904 . . . 111 . . . 78 939 8.6 69.5
1980 914 . . . 87 . . . 61 941 6.7 70.2
1985 917 . . . 71 . . . 51 937 5.5 71.1
1990 924 . . . 66 . . . 46 944 4.9 69.2
1995 913 . . . 63 . . . 39 937 4.3 62.6
2000 911 . . . 57 . . . 34 934 3.7 59.1
2001 908 . . . 56 . . . 33 931 3.6 58.4
2002
United States 901 . . . 56 . . . 32 924 3.6 57.8
Alabama 929 26 69 7 55 943 5.9 79.8
Alaska 896 42 58 11 28 927 3.1 47.8
Arizona 843 50 32 30 19 856 2.2 59.2
Arkansas 918 33 58 12 48 928 5.3 82.9
California 844 49 132 1 64 912 7.5 48.3
Colorado 905 39 31 31 18 918 2.0 58.2
Connecticut 945 11 26 37 12 959 1.3 47.1
Delaware 944 13 23 41 15 952 1.6 66.2
District of Columbia 794 51 68 9 41 821 5.2 60.7
Florida 855 48 47 19 24 878 2.8 51.3
Georgia 913 35 68 10 49 932 5.4 72.9
Hawaii 883 46 50 17 21 912 2.4 42.2
Idaho 962 4 20 44 15 966 1.6 75.8
Illinois 917 34 38 24 16 939 1.8 42.3
Indiana 949 10 17 49 12 954 1.2 69.4
Iowa 958 7 17 48 12 962 1.3 72.1
Kansas 935 24 19 45 12 941 1.3 63.8
Kentucky 928 27 70 6 52 946 5.6 74.1
Louisiana 904 40 78 4 58 925 6.4 74.0
Maine 952 9 31 32 26 957 2.7 82.2
Maryland 876 47 40 23 19 897 2.2 48.4
Massachusetts 908 37 56 13 32 932 3.5 56.5
Michigan 954 8 30 34 17 966 1.8 58.8
Minnesota 942 16 26 38 13 955 1.4 50.7
Mississippi 924 28 102 2 82 944 8.9 80.2
Missouri 936 19 29 35 21 944 2.2 71.9
Montana 935 23 20 43 16 939 1.7 77.8
Nebraska 945 12 17 47 12 950 1.3 70.0
Nevada 910 36 32 29 19 924 2.1 57.9
New Hampshire 968 1 12 51 8 972 0.8 67.8
New Jersey 921 31 45 22 20 945 2.2 45.5
New Mexico 883 45 69 8 47 904 5.3 68.9
New York 884 44 90 3 41 932 4.6 45.7
North Carolina 943 15 54 16 42 955 4.4 78.1
North Dakota 941 17 22 42 16 947 1.7 75.0
Ohio 935 21 24 39 14 945 1.5 60.0
Oklahoma 922 29 38 25 28 931 3.0 73.6
Oregon 965 3 28 36 16 976 1.6 57.5
Pennsylvania 935 22 34 28 21 948 2.2 61.8
Rhode Island 921 32 49 18 31 939 3.3 62.1
South Carolina 921 30 55 14 43 934 4.7 78.0
South Dakota 959 6 30 33 21 968 2.1 68.8
Tennessee 939 18 55 15 42 952 4.5 76.3
Texas 887 43 74 5 51 911 5.7 68.3
Utah 903 41 19 46 9 913 1.0 49.8
Vermont 944 14 36 26 29 950 3.1 82.0
Virginia 907 38 46 21 29 924 3.2 62.7
Washington 935 20 36 27 14 957 1.5 38.6
West Virginia 929 25 46 20 32 943 3.5 70.0
Wisconsin 966 2 23 40 15 974 1.6 65.8
Wyoming 961 5 16 50 12 964 1.3 80.2
a. For 1940–1973, data refer to Old-Age Assistance program. Beginning January 1974, the Supplemental Security Income program superseded the Old-Age Assistance program in the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record and Supplemental Security Record, and the U.S. Census Bureau, 100 percent data.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable.
CONTACT: Stella M. Coleman (410) 965-0157.
Table 3.C6 Number and percentage of Social Security (OASDI) beneficiaries also receiving federally administered Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payments, by type of OASDI benefit and SSI eligibility category, December 2002
Type of benefit All
OASDI
beneficiaries a
Number receiving SSI Percentage of all
OASDI beneficiaries
Total Aged Blind and
disabled
Total Aged Blind and
disabled
Total 46,452,540 2,410,290 713,740 1,696,550 5.2 1.5 3.7
Retirement 32,362,130 1,049,820 568,810 481,010 3.2 1.8 1.5
Workers aged 65 or older 26,624,790 782,150 508,680 273,470 2.9 1.9 1.0
Men 13,774,890 303,460 190,580 112,880 2.2 1.4 0.8
Women 12,849,900 478,690 318,100 160,590 3.7 2.5 1.2
Workers aged 62–64 2,570,130 39,040 0 39,040 1.5 0 1.5
Men 1,332,960 24,300 0 24,300 1.8 0 1.8
Women 1,245,910 13,970 0 13,970 1.1 0 1.1
Wives and husbands 2,681,090 127,270 60,690 67,180 4.7 2.2 2.5
Aged 65 or older 2,349,200 115,270 60,690 55,180 4.9 2.6 2.3
Aged 62–64 285,440 10,790 0 10,790 3.8 0 3.8
Under age 62 with children 46,450 1,210 0 1,210 2.6 0 2.6
Disabled adult children 193,150 98,060 40 98,020 50.8 0 50.8
Aged 65 or older 1,060 430 40 390 40.6 3.8 36.8
Aged 18–64 192,090 97,630 0 97,630 50.8 0 50.8
Children under age 18 and students aged 18–19 284,230 4,070 0 4,070 1.4 0 1.4
Survivors 6,870,200 467,580 143,980 323,600 6.8 2.1 4.7
Nondisabled widow(er)s 4,563,660 245,830 140,930 104,900 5.4 3.1 2.3
Aged 65 or older 4,110,180 238,420 140,930 97,490 5.8 3.4 2.4
Aged 60–64 453,480 7,410 0 7,410 1.6 0 1.6
Disabled widow(er)s 205,870 37,540 0 37,540 18.2 0 18.2
Widowed mothers and fathers 193,270 5,220 50 5,170 2.7 0 2.7
Parents 2,350 130 120 10 5.5 5.1 0.4
Disabled adult children 494,750 157,920 2,880 155,040 31.9 0 31.3
Aged 65 or older 64,550 21,390 2,880 18,810 33.6 4.5 29.1
Aged 18–64 430,200 136,230 0 136,230 31.7 0 31.7
Children under age 18 and students aged 18–19 1,410,300 20,940 0 20,940 1.5 0 1.5
Disability 7,220,210 892,890 950 891,940 12.4 0 12.4
Workers under age 65 5,535,860 798,740 0 798,740 14.4 0 14.4
Men 3,069,140 354,730 0 354,730 11.6 0 11.6
Women 2,466,720 444,010 0 444,010 18.0 0 18.0
Wives and husbands 151,260 10,880 950 9,930 7.2 0.6 6.6
Aged 65 or older 22,200 3,110 950 2,160 14.0 4.3 9.7
Aged 62–64 29,600 1,890 0 1,890 6.4 0 6.4
Under age 62 with children 99,460 5,880 0 5,880 5.9 0 5.9
Disabled adult children aged 18–64 60,760 41,830 0 41,830 68.8 0 68.8
Children under age 18 and students aged 18–19 1,472,330 41,440 0 41,440 2.8 0 2.8
a. Excludes 10 special age-72 beneficiaries.
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record, 10 percent sample.
CONTACT: Paul Davies (410) 966-0299.
Table 3.C6.1 Number of persons aged 18–64 receiving Social Security (OASDI) benefits or federally administered Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payments based on disability, by type of benefit, December 1978–2002
Year Unduplicated
total a
OASDI beneficiaries Blind or disabled SSI recipients
Total Disabled
workers
Disabled
adult children
under age 65
Disabled
widow(er)s
Total Receiving
SSI only
Receiving
both SSI
and OASDI
1978 4,676,450 3,415,469 2,879,774 405,944 129,751 1,747,126 1,260,981 b 486,145
1979 4,662,528 3,419,624 2,870,590 419,201 129,833 1,726,553 1,242,904 b 483,649
1980 4,662,546 3,418,434 2,858,680 432,174 127,580 1,730,847 1,244,112 b 486,735
1981 4,570,071 3,340,701 2,776,519 442,592 121,590 1,702,895 1,229,370 b 473,525
1982 4,366,314 3,169,449 2,603,599 449,478 116,372 1,655,279 1,196,865 b 458,414
1983 4,367,241 3,143,111 2,569,029 462,491 111,591 1,699,774 1,224,130 b 475,644
1984 4,460,188 3,183,618 2,596,516 477,951 109,151 1,780,459 1,276,570 b 503,889
1985 4,591,316 3,258,200 2,656,638 494,557 107,005 1,879,168 1,333,116 b 546,052
1986 4,812,143 3,346,603 2,728,463 511,166 106,974 2,010,458 1,465,540 b 544,918
1987 4,904,785 3,416,529 2,785,859 524,388 106,282 2,118,710 1,488,256 b 630,454
1988 5,012,435 3,468,186 2,830,284 534,779 103,123 2,202,714 1,544,249 658,465
1989 5,155,787 3,540,480 2,895,364 543,486 101,630 2,301,926 1,615,307 c 686,619
1990 5,395,261 3,667,721 3,011,294 555,438 100,989 2,449,897 1,727,540 722,357
1991 5,743,614 3,877,804 3,194,938 568,377 114,489 2,641,524 1,865,810 775,714
1992 6,249,217 4,185,714 3,467,783 586,607 131,324 2,909,997 2,063,503 846,494
1993 6,707,127 4,476,648 3,725,966 603,667 147,015 3,148,413 2,230,479 917,934
1994 7,103,399 4,741,348 3,962,954 617,718 160,676 3,335,255 2,362,051 973,204
1995 7,398,942 4,987,004 4,185,263 628,717 173,024 3,482,256 2,411,938 1,070,318
1996 7,691,134 5,205,071 4,385,623 637,537 181,911 3,568,393 2,486,063 1,082,330
1997 7,818,216 5,340,082 4,508,134 644,010 187,938 3,561,625 2,478,134 1,083,491
1998 8,090,686 5,543,886 4,698,319 651,386 194,181 3,646,020 2,546,800 1,099,220
1999 8,311,949 5,736,071 4,879,455 657,821 198,795 3,690,970 2,575,878 1,115,092
2000 8,519,241 5,908,756 5,042,334 664,995 201,427 3,744,022 2,610,485 1,133,537
2001 8,799,998 6,150,475 5,274,183 672,049 204,243 3,811,494 2,649,523 1,161,971
2002 9,118,926 6,430,412 5,543,981 679,073 207,358 3,877,752 2,688,514 1,189,238
a. Includes persons receiving OASDI, SSI, or both.
b. The number of OASDI disabled adult child beneficiaries aged 18–64 also receiving SSI was estimated based on the number of such beneficiaries aged 18 or older for the same year and on the comparative size of the two groups at the end of 1988.
c. December data for OASDI disabled beneficiaries also receiving SSI were not available. Instead, the average of the September 1989 and March 1990 numbers was used.
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Master Beneficiary Record and Supplemental Security Record, 100 percent data.
CONTACT: Art Kahn (410) 965-0186.
Table 3.C7 Number of persons aged 15 or older with Social Security (OASDI) benefits or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in March 2002, by sex, age, and race, and average annual benefit in 2001
Sex and age Total,
all races
White Black American Indian,
Alaska Native
Asian,
Pacific Islander
Social Security beneficiaries (thousands)
Total 39,699 34,839 3,720 354 786
Sex
Men 16,916 14,984 1,487 126 319
Women 22,783 19,855 2,233 228 467
Age
15–54 4,347 3,357 811 98 82
55–64 4,928 4,251 525 53 98
65–74 15,922 14,010 1,425 125 361
75 or older 14,502 13,220 959 77 245
Supplemental Security Income recipients (thousands)
Total 5,002 3,339 1,344 112 207
Sex
Men 1,928 1,354 477 26 72
Women 3,075 1,985 868 86 135
Age
15–54 2,806 1,834 849 72 52
55–64 987 677 237 23 50
65–74 635 436 140 11 48
75 or older 575 392 118 6 58
Average annual benefit in 2001 a (dollars)
Social Security 9,463 9,621 8,204 8,599 8,772
Supplemental Security Income 5,128 5,013 5,256 5,273 6,074
a. For 2001, average benefits are shown. Tables in previous years showed median benefits.
SOURCE: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, public-use file of the March 2002 Income Supplement.
NOTES: Table includes civilian noninstitutionalized population residing in the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
For a discussion of standard errors of estimated numbers and percentages, see U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Reports, Series P-60.
CONTACT: Curt Pauzenga (410) 965-7210.
Table 3.C8 Number of persons aged 15 or older with Social Security (OASDI) benefits or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and number and percentage of Hispanic origin in March 2002, by age and sex, and average annual benefit in 2001
Age All beneficiaries
(thousands)
Hispanic origin a
(thousands)
Hispanic origin
as a percentage
of all beneficiaries a
Total Men Women Total Men Women Total Men Women
Social Security beneficiaries
Total, all ages 39,699 16,916 22,783 2,276 1,019 1,257 5.7 6.0 5.5
15–34 1,473 676 797 175 88 87 11.9 13.0 10.9
35–44 1,227 527 700 109 41 67 8.9 7.8 9.6
45–54 1,648 801 846 151 71 81 9.2 8.8 9.5
55–64 4,928 2,196 2,732 345 162 183 7.0 7.4 6.7
65–74 15,922 7,172 8,750 915 416 499 5.7 5.8 5.7
75 or older 14,502 5,545 8,957 581 241 340 4.0 4.4 3.8
Supplemental Security Income recipients
Total, all ages 5,002 1,928 3,075 706 258 448 14.1 13.4 14.6
15–34 996 442 555 123 58 64 12.3 13.2 11.6
35–44 893 390 503 104 37 68 11.7 9.4 13.5
45–54 917 392 524 115 52 63 12.5 13.2 12.1
55–64 987 347 640 143 43 100 14.5 12.3 15.7
65–74 635 220 415 116 38 78 18.2 17.2 18.8
75 or older 575 138 437 105 32 74 18.4 23.1 16.9
Average annual benefit in 2001 b (dollars)
Social Security 9,463 10,986 8,332 7,868 9,368 6,653 . . . . . . . . .
Supplemental Security Income 5,128 5,478 4,908 5,123 5,269 5,039 . . . . . . . . .
a. Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race.
b. For 2001, average benefits are shown. Tables in previous years showed median benefits.
SOURCE: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, public-use file of the March 2002 Income Supplement.
NOTES: Table includes civilian noninstitutionalized population residing in the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
For a discussion of standard errors of estimated numbers and percentages, see U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Reports, Series P-60.
. . . = not applicable.
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